Browne Jacobson



in association with


Nottingham Post Business Awards


Browne Jacobson



in association with


Our Sponsors

Aon are proud to sponsor the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2016.

Aon is a leading global provider of risk management advice and insurance broking.

We empower results through enhanced consulting, deal making, and service guided by the Aon Client Promise®. Our consulting services help clients better understand their unique needs, and support innovative, customised and proven solutions through leading global resources and technical expertise backed by the experience of Aon professionals.

Aon are keen supporters of local businesses and we see six key areas that challenge aspirations for long-term success: risk, talent, health, retirement, data and analytics, and capital.

Stephen Peters, Business Development Manager, AON

Sales and marketing teams sit at the heart of many successful businesses and this award, as part of the Nottingham Post Business Awards, is there to recognise their efforts. This will be our second year supporting the awards which are a great way not only to recognise local business but to inspire others too.

In May of this year, we will be celebrating our 21st year and fully appreciate the support we have received from the local business community and would like to put something back into the community by supporting this award.

Simon Stirland, Group Sales Director, Stirland Paterson

Smooth Radio work on a daily basis with so many innovative, creative and successful businesses based in the East Midlands that it’s impossible not to feel inspired by them. As such, we are proud to continue to support the Nottingham Post Business Awards. We look forward to recognising local business excellence from a range of diverse industries and helping to celebrate the very best that business in Nottingham has to offer.

Phil Hudson, Head of Commercial, Smooth Radio

We’re pleased to be sponsoring the Nottingham Post Business Awards category of Retail Business of the Year for a second year running.

2016 was an exciting year in which we saw our multi-million-pound remodelling scheme at intu Victoria Centre attract new stores and restaurants, bolstering the city’s thriving retail and leisure scene. In 2017, we are looking forward to progressing the redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh, which will complement the existing retail and leisure offering at intu Victoria Centre as well as the wider city. 

Through these awards, we’re proud to be recognising the growing retail and leisure scene in the city.

Nigel Wheatley, General Manager, intu Victoria Centre

Flogas Britain is delighted to be sponsoring the Excellence in Manufacturing Award. Nottingham’s manufacturing industry plays a vital role in the local economy, so as an East Midlands-based company ourselves, we are proud to not only sponsor these awards, but to supply gas to manufacturing businesses across the region.

With over 30 years’ experience, we provide mains gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to businesses throughout the UK, powering everything from heating and hot water to industrial and manufacturing processes.

Good luck to everyone that’s entered - you’re dedicated to manufacturing excellence, and we’re dedicated to powering your journey, every step of the way!

Lee Gannon, Managing Director, Flogas

New College Nottingham’s Business to Business team is delighted to again sponsor the Small Business of the Year award. We recognise that small businesses are the key building blocks of both the region and wider UK economy. Their contributions are invaluable and we believe they should be celebrated for this.

As recruitment and training specialists we pride ourselves on our ability to help businesses develop by addressing any knowledge or skill gaps through our apprenticeship and training courses. We are committed to providing the talent of the future that will enable SME’s to grow and the local economy to thrive.

New College Nottingham

Mazars are delighted to once again sponsor the ‘Service award’ category at the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2017, which has grown from strength to strength over recent years. The awards programme gives businesses in Nottingham a great opportunity to showcase the innovative ideas and strengths that have underpinned their success to date.

The Mazars team in Nottingham understand that the service industry plays a major role the city’s economy with businesses constantly creating opportunities, innovating and driving our region forward. Working with many local businesses, our team takes great pride in having the opportunity to recognise the contribution of these businesses that are delivering excellent service and are pleased to celebrate their positive influence on local prosperity by giving them the recognition they deserve.

Alistair Wesson, East Midlands Managing Partner, Mazars

We have been involved in the awards for many years and are delighted to be sponsoring the Company of the Year Award again this year.  The awards offer a fantastic opportunity for the business community to showcase their achievements, raise their profile and recognise the contribution of their people.   We are looking forward to hearing about the innovative ways in which companies have grown and developed over the last 12 months. Nottinghamshire remains a key commercial centre and we are excited about the prospect of celebrating the success of its businesses and crowning the 2017 Company of the Year Award winner!

Shaun McCabe, Partner, Browne Jacobson

Brewin Dolphin is proud to support the Nottingham Post Business Awards once again.  We are excited to be sponsoring the “New Business of the Year” category.  New and growing businesses are vital to the health and longevity of the business community in Nottinghamshire and we are delighted to be involved in recognising and rewarding talent in this area.

Brewin Dolphin is one of the UK's largest independently - owned Wealth Managers.  For more than 250 years we have been helping clients’ achieve their long term financial objectives by managing their investments and planning their finances.  Today we work with companies, trustees and individuals and we are entrusted with over £32 billion of our clients’ money held in pensions, trusts, ISAs and collective investments like mutual funds.

Gillian Hibbert, Head of Nottingham Office, Brewin Dolphin
Lee Hewson

Your It Department Limited is delighted to be sponsoring this years Creative Industries Business of The Year award. The creative sector is of vital importance to the local economy and we are looking forward to recognising the very best the sector has to offer.

We are proud to provide ICT Support Services to a large number of local businesses across a wide range of sectors and 2017 is a big year for Your IT Department as we move into new premises. The Nottingham business community is our lifeblood and we’re so pleased to be in a position to provide sponsorship this year.

Lee Hewson, Managing Director, Your IT Department